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Country: Israel (IL) Canada (CA)
Capital: Jerusalem (internationally unrecognized) Ottawa
Population: 8 238 300 35 151 728
Area: 20 770 km2 9 984 670 km2
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Military expenditures

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Military budget: 17,8 billion $ 15,5 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,8% 1%

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Manpower

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Active personnel: 176 500 68 250
Reserve personnel: 445 000 119 000
Available for military: 1 797 960 8 031 266

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Land Forces

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Tanks: 2 200 146
Armoured fighting vehicles: 6 766 3 148
Total artillery: 1 522 161
Self-propelled artillery: 614 0
Rocket artillery: 48 0

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Air Forces

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Total aircraft: 772 405
Fighter aircraft: 52 0
Multirole aircraf: 352 103
Attack aircraft: 25 0
Helicopters: 177 165

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Navy

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Total naval: 74 62
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 12
Corvettes: 3 0
Submarines: 5 4

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Nuclear weapons

Israel

Although not certain, there is a rumour that Israel was the sixth country in the world that managed to research and develop their own nuclear arsenal. However, they did not confirm that fact. Still, a lot of sources claim that they managed to prepare fully working nuclear warheads in 1966. In spite of such early dates, Israel has not joined the NPT. Up to this day, they do not confirm nor deny the possibility of having nuclear arsenal. As a result of that, Israel is said to apply quite effective, yet affordable deterring policy.

According to many organizations, the estimated numbers of nuclear weapons that Israel possesses varies from 80 up to even 200 ready to be launched nuclear weapons. What is more, there are also rumours that Israel managed to prepare special missiles that can be operational from submarines.

Canada

Does not have nuclear weapons.

Military service

Israel

18 years of age for compulsory (Jews, Druzes) military service; 17 years of age for voluntary (Christians, Muslims, Circassians) military service; both sexes are obligated to military service; conscript service obligation - 36 months for enlisted men, 21 months for enlisted women, 48 months for officers; pilots commit to 9 years service; reserve obligation to age 41-51 (men), 24 (women).

Canada

17 years of age for voluntary male and female military service (with parental consent); 16 years of age for Reserve and Military College applicants; Canadian citizenship or permanent residence status required; maximum 34 years of age; service obligation 3-9 years